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BMO Financial Group
Export Development Canada
Nahum Gelber, Q.C., and Dr. Sheila Gelber/Gelber Foundation
Michal Hornstein, C.M., O.Q., and Renata Hornstein
The Daniel Langlois Foundation
David Marshall and Emylia Marshall
Dr. Kanta Marwah
Harrison H. McCain, C.C., O.N.B.
Judith Miller and Joyce Harpell
Robert Ouimet C.M., C.Q., Ph.D., and Myriam Ouimet
Parmalat Canada Inc.
Jean H. Picard, C.M.
Power Corporation of Canada
Pratt & Whitney Canada
The Estate of Elizabeth Simonfay
Dr. Shirley L. Thomson, C.C.
Three Anonymous Donors
Alenia North America
AT & T Canada
Black & McDonald
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP | s.r.l
Canadian Pacific Charitable Foundation
CHC Helicopter Corporation
Chubb Insurance Company of Canada
Clearwater Fine Foods Inc.
John Cleghorn, O.C., Pattie Cleghorn and Family
Dominic and Pearl D’Alessandro
Paule Delorme and Jean-Claude Delorme, O.C., Q.C., C.R.
W. Thomas Delworth and Pamela Osler Delworth
Gordon and Claudette Franklin
Friends of the Print Room
Harvey and Louise Glatt
Heffel Fine Art Auction House
Paul and Carol Hill
Sandra and Arthur Irving, O.C.
James Richardson & Sons, Limited
James S. Kinnear, C.F.A., M.B., and Bridgette Eansor Kinnear
The Estate of Barbara Joyce MacVicar
Elsje Mandl and Paul Mandl
The Estate of Evelyn Henderson McAndrew
The Honourable Margaret McCain and the late Wallace McCain
Mark McCain and Caro MacDonald
The Estate of Catherine Jean Wickenden Mooney
PBB Global Logistics
Photography Collectors Group
Sandra and Jim Pitblado
Hartley Richardson, C.M., O.M., LL.D., and Heather Richardson
John and Jennifer Ruddy
The William and Nancy Turner Foundation
Two Anonymous Donors
CAI Capital Corporation
Donna and Duart Crabtree
Dr. and Mrs. Craig E. Campbell
Canadian Museums Association
Dr. Michael and Mrs. Barbara Chamberlain
Christie’s Canada Inc.
Claridge Homes Group of Companies
Bernard A. Courtois and Dominique Courtois
Bryan P. Davies
Dr. Richard Deaton and Marie-Claire Pommez-Deaton
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Drache, C.M., Q.C.
The Electrical Contractors’ Association of Ottawa
The Embassies of Finland, Norway, and Sweden
The Fleck Family Foundation
Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd.
Jeanne. F. Fuller
Mira Godard Gallery
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Anthony and Helen Graham
Al and Malka Green
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Bernard Lamarre, O.C., O.Q.
Lawrence & Company Inc.
The Luigi Liberatore Foundation
Robert F. MacLellan and Margaret MacLellan
Mercredis culturels – Cercle des bénévoles du MBAC
Mr. and Mrs. David Mirvish
Marie Claire and Jean-Pierre Morin and Family
R.T. Ross Holdings Inc.
The Charles M. Ruggles Estate
Bev and Fred Schaeffer
Farid Shodjaee and Laurie Zrudlo
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Pierre Théberge, O.C., C.Q
John and Mary Udd
W. James and Deborah Westlake
Two Anonymous Donors
A donation of fifty paintings, valued at over $20 million, by Canadian artist James Wilson Morrice (1865-1924) from the A.K. Prakash Foundation. (announced December, 2015)
A donation of tens of thousands of historically significant photographs and related artefacts, including the Matthew R. Isenburg Collection, historical and contemporary African and Asian photographs, historical Canadian and Indigenous photographs, British and French 19th-century photographs, Czech 20th-century photographs, and international photo-journalism including the remarkable Globe and Mail archives, as part of a partnership to create the Canadian Photography Institute. (announced November, 2015)